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to march in support of the law which would help undocumented immigrants afford higher education. news 4's derrick ward is live at langley park where the rally is going to begin and has more on today's none administration. >> reporter: good morning. i'm going to borrow from the words of john lennon. you may see they are dreamers but they are not the only one. a thousand people plan to take part in a march today in the name of justice, dignity, and access to higher education. the maryland dream act provides in state tuition rates to maryland's immigrant children regardless of their immigration status provided they've been living in maryland for three years, attending high school in the state, paying taxes, and applying to a college registered for selective service, and also are planning to seek full citizenship. marches like this have been going on all over for the past several months but they feel it is important now to get the word out. there are 14 questions on the ballot here in prince george's county alone so a lot of people are vying for attention for the cause. they think this will d
the incident to district education officials who launched an investigation. >>> d.c. police need your help finding a guy who robbed the payless shoe store. he walked into that store last thursday afternoon. he gave the employee a note and then pulled out his gun. the worker quickly started handing over money from the register. d.c. police offering a $10,000 reward for information on the gunman that leads to an arrest and conviction. >>> defenders for the colorado theater shooting suspect say prosecutors have twice violated gag orders on the case. defenders for james holmes say an updated mug shot was improperly leaked to the media late last night. they also mailed details of a notebook were also leaked. his defense team says government prosecutors deliberately leaked both of these items to the media. the judge presiding over the trial will hold a hearing about the possible leaks on october 11th. >>> a new york federal judge ruled the iran, taliban and al qaeda must pay $6 billion for their roles in the september 11 attacks. the judge says he hopes this mostly symbolic lawsuit will help pro
. >>> the fairfax county school system is applying for a department of education's race to the top grant. that's according to "the washington post." the grant is worth up to $40 million. county officials say the funds would be spent on schools where more than 40% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. the winners will be announced before the new year. >>> police have yet to say if foul play may be involved in the disappearance of a fairfax county teenager. for a second day, police officers along with a helicopter crew searched face park off picket road for any sign of brian glenn. the 16-year-old was last seen'droing off his younger brother at w.t. woodson school. shortly after, he was seen at du dunkin donuts. police are also going through glenn's cell phone or computer for any hints about where the teenager might be. >>> an apology from american airlines. how many flights are grounded as the company tries to make sure no more seats come loose in the air. >>> we can rule out big foot on mars. nasa says this picture from the red planet is actually a treadmark left by curiosity. the r
own airplane and house, but not to your own facts. i' not going to cut education funding. >> a night of testy exchanges and harsh criticism as mitt romney and president obama try to show why they should win in november. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to news4 today for this thursday. we're going to take a look outside at 5:00 a.m. 43 degrees. the humidity that came through the region made it feel like summer. >> 73. >> what did i say? >> 43. >> no, i'm sorry. 73, that's a big difference. >> it is going to be that cold by monday, though. >> what? >> indeed. it's going to be 30 degrees colder in the mornings by monday. big change on the way between now and then. ahead of another weak front coming our way. we have some passing light showers now moving out of the carolinas into virginia, the district, and maryland, parts of east and west virginia advancing north and east. a closer view of our storm 4 team radar. the wipers are running on 95 now between the beltway down to fredericksburg, getting some more moderate showers there in the dark gree
the referendum next month. if approved question four would significantly reduce the cost of higher education for undocumented immigrants. they'd be eligible to pay in state or in county tuition at maryland colleges. 23-year-old ricardo campos is from el salvador but came to the u.s. when he was 11. he dreams of being an oncologist but says he can't afford medical school without the referendum. >> i'm a cancer survivor and my life was saved at john hopkins by a doctor who is an immigrant. i just want to keep saving lives the same way my life was saved once. i think it is really important to allow me and allow these kids to fulfill our dreams. >> critics say maryland's dream act would cost taxpayers too much to subsidize higher learning for undocumented immigrants. >>> some d.c. bars will be staying open until 4:00 in the morning for the columbus day holiday weekend. it's part of a new plan to generate millions of extra dollars in revenue from alcohol sales for the city. but not everyone thinks it's a good idea. erika gonzalez explains why. >> reporter: this columbus day weekend will be the fi
of education's race to the top grant. that's according to "the washington post." the grant is worth $40 million. the funds would be spent upon schools where more than 40% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. the race to the top deadline is at the end of the month. the winners will be announced at the end of the year. >>> 5:36 is the time. making themselves at home. the animal invasion that has people in one virginia community asking for help this morning. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> the d.c. action for children's luncheon to celebrate and announce its new interactive e-data book, which allows people to get information on fighting child poverty. it's amazing because the map's online. you can scroll over the wards and the schools and show exactly where children are in need and the graduation rates. it's very helpful in the fight against child poverty. 30% of children living in the city are living in poverty, and 1 in 4, which is 2
was not hurt. district education officials launched an investigation. >>> facebook for a fee. the social network revealing a new charge to get your posts noticed. jackie has that story this morning. >> facebook has long said that it's free and it always will be. but that's unless you want more of your friends to see what you have to say. the social media giant is rolling out a feature to let users pay to promote their posts, just like the advertisers do. the service has been tested in new zealand and gradually introduced in 20 other countries. facebook saying that promoting a post like announcing a garage sale or engagement will bump it up higher in your friends' news feed. facebook hasn't set a definitive price for promoting a post, but some say that you could see prices of $7 per update. aaron, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> one of the world's largest tech companies could be coming to the district. microsoft is one of three companies chosen by mayor vincent gray to develop a technology center on the campus of st. elizabeth's hospital. a french lighting company and atlanta based sm
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